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O’Reilly talks revenge, adjusting to bench role

O’Reilly talks revenge, adjusting to bench role

Dan Lauletta July 5, 2015 18

VANCOUVER, British Colombia — For the first time in the Women’s World Cup, the final is a rematch of the one four years prior. That was when Japan shocked the world for the second

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Meet the US World Cup team: Midfielders

Meet the US World Cup team: Midfielders

Jeff Kassouf June 4, 2015 82

Jill Ellis’ midfield has been the most scrutinized section of the field over the past eight months. Whether there are two or three players in the middle of the part, a narrow or a

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Kansas City searching for answers after second loss

Kansas City searching for answers after second loss

Jennifer Gordon April 19, 2015 20

BOYDS, Md. — Saturday’s game against the Washington Spirit started well for FC Kansas City; Heather O’Reilly got the defending champion Blues on the board in the 6th minute. But despite having numerous opportunities in

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The Lowdown: Assessing the flurry of NWSL trades

The Lowdown: Assessing the flurry of NWSL trades

Dan Lauletta November 5, 2014 31

The NWSL went virtually dormant through September and much of October.  Save for some loan news and the retirement of Jillian Loyden, things were quieter than usual.  And then came an onslaught of trades,

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Breakers trade O’Reilly to FC Kansas City for Kallman, Marlborough

Breakers trade O’Reilly to FC Kansas City for Kallman, Marlborough

Jeff Husted October 27, 2014 86

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Fresh off their first National Women’s Soccer League title, FC Kansas City has jumped into the offseason with both feet. The team is expected to announce a trade today that

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PHOTOS: USWNT cruises past Haiti in WCQ

PHOTOS: USWNT cruises past Haiti in WCQ

The Equalizer Staff October 21, 2014 0

The United States was far from perfect in Monday’s 6-0 win over Haiti, but there was finally some confidence and dominance to the team’s play, characteristics that lacked in the opening two matches. Highlights

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Behind the scenes: NWSL photo rewind

Behind the scenes: NWSL photo rewind

The Equalizer Staff October 5, 2014 1

If you’re like us, you’re probably missing the short, fleeting NWSL season right about now. We here at The Equalizer have some great photographers who took some cool shots that we couldn’t necessarily use

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Breakers put dent in Flash’s playoff hopes with win

Breakers put dent in Flash’s playoff hopes with win

Megan Manzari July 25, 2014 53

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Heather O’Reilly scored a brace on Friday night as the Boston Breakers defeated the Western New York Flash at Sahlen’s Stadium, 4-2. Western New York remains in sixth place with the

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Gulati: Decision on US women’s coach by mid-May

Gulati: Decision on US women’s coach by mid-May

Jeff Kassouf April 20, 2014 303

U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati says the federation has “three or four” candidates for the vacant women’s national team coaching position and he hopes a decision will be made by mid-May. “I’m pretty sure

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2014 NWSL season preview: Boston Breakers

2014 NWSL season preview: Boston Breakers

Jeff Kassouf April 3, 2014 58

Change is the operative word in Boston entering the 2014 NWSL season. Gone is Sydney Leroux, the U.S. women’s national team forward who accounted for 11 of the team’s 35 goals last year. Lisa

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